USPS hiring 500 seasonal workers in Rochester, NY area

September 18th 2018 ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHAM) – ‘Tis the season for new hiring at the United States Postal Service. The USPS will be hiring 500 seasonal workers in the Rochester area to help handle the extra packages and letters during the upcoming holiday season. The jobs will mostly begin in mid-November and work through mid-January….

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Career Status in the APWU Clerk Craft question

A recently converted PSE for filling of a residual vacancy with less than 90 days as a career employee called off on Emergency Annual Leave. She did not get paid because of management citing ELM 512.313 – he has a ninety day wait time. In the letter from President Dimondstein, about career status in the…

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APWU: Special Enrollment Period – PSEs for USPS Health Benefits Plan

Web News Article #: 75-2018 08/03/2018 – On July 30, 2018, the Postal Service notified the APWU that there will be a special enrollment period for PSEs to enroll in the USPS Health Benefits Plan. The enrollment period will be open from August 20, 2018 through October 4, 2018. Coverage will become effective on October…

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APWU: New Benefits Secured for Postal Support Employees (PSEs)

Web News Article #: 73-2018 07/26/2018 – In the 2010 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the APWU and the US Postal Service, the parties established a “Workforce Benefits, Employment Opportunities, Training and Education Fund.” The purpose of the fund was to provide for the Postal Service’s share of health insurance benefits to PSEs and to provide…

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Work Force Fund Settlement – Newly Signed Memo For PSEs

PSEs will be given a 4 hour guarantee, (2 hours previously) in the 200 or more man year offices. PSEs will receive a clothing allowance and will have enhanced health insurance benefits. PSEs will now receive overtime for work over 8 in a service day, and penalty pay for work over 10 and 56. Source:…

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APWU: MOU Designates Official Start Day for Newly Hired PSE Clerks

Web News Article #: 4-2018 01/09/2018 – On Jan. 5, the APWU and USPS signed a Memorandum of Understanding Re: Clerk Craft PSE Hiring and One Day Break. The new MOU designates Saturday, the first day of the pay period, as the hire date of all Clerk Craft Postal Support Employees (PSEs). “The MOU accomplishes…

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APWU: Pay Increase Coming November 25

Web News Article #: 107-2017 11/02/2017 – The third general wage increase under the 2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement will be effective November 25, 2017. This wage increase will be reflected in the paycheck workers will receive on December 15, 2017. Career employees will receive a pay raise of 1.3 percent. Postal Support Employees (PSEs) will…

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